quote by James Shirley

The glories of our blood and state, Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings. Scepter and crown must tumble down, And, in the dust, be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade.

— James Shirley

Staggering Armour quotations

We shall draw nearer to God, not by trying to avoid the sufferings inherent in all loves, but by accepting them and offering them to Him; throwing away all defensive armour. If our hearts need to be broken, and if He chooses this as the way in which they should break, so be it.


Beauty is only skin deep, and the world is full of thin skinned people.

When you live in holiness, when you really try to stop sinning, you become braver. You become more courageous, you become a man of your word. You become a man of conviction that you're not willing to sell out and you're really a true knight in shining armour.

Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not.

Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.

God can never entrust His Kingdom to anyone who has not been broken of pride, for pride is the armour of darkness itself.


As I got older I looked at the world and I realised, we need armour.

So my jewellery and clothes became my armour

I do think Under Armour is setting a new example for what a ballerina is, and that you can be feminine and an athlete and represent what a woman is at the same time.

Whatever comes and goes, is not reality.

See the event as event only. Then you are vulnerable to reality, no longer armoured against it, as you were when you gave reality to events and experiences.

I dislike the idea of jewellery being like a price tag around someone's neck.

It needs to be something else - and there is something extremely magical about armour.

We are up against the unseen power that controls this dark world and the spiritual agents are from the very headquarters of evil. Therefore, we must wear the "whole armour of God," that we may be able to resist evil in its day of power, and that even when we have fought to a standstill, we may still stand our ground.


Armour... is part of a state of mind... in which you admit the possibility... of being hit.

The armour of falsehood is subtly wrought out of darkness, and hides a man not only from others, but from his own soul.

More than one philosopher has claimed that we ever remain children, far beneath the indurated layers that make up the armour of adulthood. Armour encumbers, restricts the body and soul within it. But it also protects. Blows are blunted. Feelings lose their edge, leaving us to suffer naught but a plague of bruises, and, after a time, bruises fade.

Libraries: Here is where people, one frequently finds, lower their voices, and raise their minds.

If complete and utter chaos was lightning, then he'd be the sort to stand on a hilltop in a thunderstorm wearing wet copper armour and shouting 'All gods are bastards!


Under Armour is new, aggressive, slick, classic but athletic - kind of how I always wanted to be perceived.

All we're trying to do is change how people think about fitness.

And build Under Armour into the biggest brand in the entire land.

I have not only Arms but a large proportion of Armourers to make.

As our eyes grow accustomed to sight they armour themselves against wonder.

Books are many things: lullabies for the weary, ointment for the wounded, armour for the fearful and nests for those in need of a home.


Silena appeared out of the woods, her sword drawn.

Her Aphrodite armour was pink and red, colour coordinated to match her clothes and makeup. She looked like Guerilla Warfare Barbie.

I will be brave, thought Despereaux. I will try to be brave like a knight in shining armour. I will be brave for the Princess Pea.

An artist feels vulnerable to begin with;

and yet the only answer is to recklessly discard more armour.

The left-wing, which consists of armoured and motorized forces and has no enemy in front of it, will be stopped dead in its tracks upon direct order from the Fuhrer.

When it comes to eating, you can sometimes help yourself more by helping yourself less.


We must not confide in the armour of God, but in the God of this armour, because all our weapons are only mighty through God.

How beautiful it is for a man to die Upon the walls of Zion! to be called Like a watch-worn and weary sentinel, To put his armour off, and rest in heaven!

As foreign as it would be for you to go running in regular shoes, I want it to be just as foreign for you not to work out in your Under Armour.

Boasting, like gilded armour, is very different inside from outside.

I was terribly shy and never said anything in class.

Then I started getting into school plays. When you've got words to say, you've got a sort of armour.


If you smash a city when you're trying to capture it, you actually end up providing the perfect terrain for the defenders while blocking the access for your own armoured vehicles.

Chaos claims the unwary or the incomplete.

A true man may flinch away its embrace, if he is stalwart, and he girds his soul with the armour of contempt.

Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear.

And sometimes, you need your knight in shining armour.